I have a development machine on its own network with no interaction with any other computers. Currently it runs in a workgroup and that has always been sufficient. However I now need to build out a rather complex website that uses an active directory backend and that supports full ACID functionality on that backend.
Clearly I need to build this is development first prior to testing things out in production.
So I need your help - how do I setup this Windows 7 Ultimate development machine to run Active Directory using this same machine as a domain controller. I did download and install the Active Directory tools for Win7 but that did not really help out at all as I could find no option for DNS.
Can you please help?